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What kind of temp drops can I expect?

post #1 of 15
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I have horrible ambient temps, so keep that in mind. That's why my temps are pretty high...

Currently:
@ 266x7 1.35v = 44C idle, 58C load
@ 330x7 1v = 40C idle, 54C load
@ 460x7 1.42v = 53C idle, 64C load

Say with a following loop:
D-Tek FuZion Waterblock
Swiftech MCP665 Pump
Black Ice GTS240 Rad
Random 5.25 Res or T-Line

I know you can only give rough estimates, but what can I expect about? I'm sitting at 30C ambients if I'm lucky, usually in the high 30's/low 40's. (35 -> 43C)
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post #2 of 15
probally about mid-40's since your ambient is so high
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post #3 of 15
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Which ambient?
Which OC?
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post #4 of 15
I think alot of it depends on the processor. I still havn't figured out why my idle temps are so high.

E6600 @ 3.5GHZ, 1.50V

Ambient 21C
Idle = 39C MB, 44C TAT Core
Load = 46C MB, 48C TAT Core

So my delta is still about 23C core temp idle, and 27C load.
On air 3.3 Ghz was my max and core load temps were upper 50's so while water is much better it's still hugely dependant on ambient air, and for some reason my E6600 seems to run hotter than most.

When you say upper 30s ambient, I'm starting to sweat already
    
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post #5 of 15
id say hopefully about 2/3C delta ambient on those OCs i know that with watercooling the temps dont increase that much through overclokcs
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post #6 of 15
on 460x7 with a 30c ambient, i would expect load temps around mid to high 40s
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post #7 of 15
Pook all I can tell you for sure is that on my single block CPU loop I was running at full load Priming for hours at 7-9C above whatever the room ambient was...That was on a 150 Opty at 3019mhz and a 1.55 V-Core....I would think you should be able to hold it at least 10-15C above room ambient...
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Your ambient is 100 degrees Fahrenheit?.........
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Pretty much,, it was 94F here today in central NC... Pook's in a drier area ( for now).
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GOSH it has been HOT here in NC the past couple of days! made me think about doing a WC setup myself!
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